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Spectroscopy and lasing performance of Er-doped LiYF4 and KYF4
Author(s): B. Schmaul; Xin Xiong Zhang; Antonio G. J. Balbin Villaverde; Michael A. Bass; Anh-Tuyet Pham; Bruce H. T. Chai
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Paper Abstract

The spectroscopic properties of Er3+ in the fluoride hosts LiYF4 and KYF4 or YLF and KYF respectively, are presented as they relate to cascade lasing of the 4I11/2 to 4I13/2 and 4I13/2 to 4I15/2 transitions. In this manner simultaneous lasing at near 2800 and 1600 nm is obtained.

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Date Published: 21 July 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1863, Growth, Characterization, and Applications of Laser Host and Nonlinear Crystals II, (21 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.149272
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B. Schmaul, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Xin Xiong Zhang, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Antonio G. J. Balbin Villaverde, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (Brazil)
Michael A. Bass, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Anh-Tuyet Pham, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Bruce H. T. Chai, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1863:
Growth, Characterization, and Applications of Laser Host and Nonlinear Crystals II
Bruce H. T. Chai, Editor(s)

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